Hot off the laptop….
For months, Jerry has been playing a silly game with the girls, using his hand as a puppet. They call his hand â€œFriend,â€ and Friend is frequently requested at all family gatherings. Not only that, Friend now has a complicated extended family.
Friendâ€™s mother frequently makes appearances to tuck the girls in at bedtime, and sometimes Friendâ€™s Father even comes. Heâ€™s pretty grouchy and only makes growling noises. Friendâ€™s Aunt (his motherâ€™s sister) came to visit once, but sheâ€™s kind of trashy and wears too much jewelry so Friendâ€™s Mother doesnâ€™t really like it when she visits the girls. Helen and Alice have even gotten in on the game; Helenâ€™s hands are Friendâ€™s siblings, and Aliceâ€™s hands take on many personalities, the most common being Friendâ€™s Sisterâ€™s Baby. These characters come out in the car, in the bathtub, at dinner, in all situations.
When Tom and Lila visited in March, they got to experience the marvel that is Friend first-hand (!) at Grama and Papacakeâ€™s house. They even played a game of â€œGuess the Animal,â€ where Friend acts out various animals and the girls try to guess which one he is (Friendâ€™s favorite is a giraffe — just straight up over Jerryâ€™s head – this always gets shrieks of laughter).
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